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Traffic Technology and Logistics

Information Science in Traffic


Core content includes: Knowledge of modern ICT (Information Communication Technology), computer systems, business information systems and databases, data transmission methods and types of computer networks, electronic data interchange systems, the basic concepts and forms of e-commerce applications in modern enterprises, expert systems and information technologies in transport, traffic and (transport) logistics.

Students learn to create and edit complex documents, manage spreadsheets and create various graphical representations of data, create and use pivot tables and pivot charts, and implement complex queries about the data in a relational database.


Goals and competencies

Students should be able to define the basic characteristics, modes of operation, methods and examples of various forms of information and communication technology with emphasis on transportation, traffic and logistics activities.

They should be able to use advanced Excel and perform complex queries using the SQL language.

Basic literature

  1. Vatovec Krmac, E.: Računalništvo in informatika - izbrana poglavja. 2006, UL FPP Portorož, 208 str. ISBN: 961-6044-77-X.
  2. Krmac, E. Računalništvo in informatika – zapiski predavanj. 2020, UL FPP Portorož.
  3. Schneider, G.M., Gersting, J.L. Invitation to computer science. 8th Edition. 2019, Cengage.
  4. dodatna literatura (v knjižni obliki ali dosegljiva preko svetovnega spleta)/additional literature (books or web).